(APPLICATION FORM REQUIRED: Applicants may download their resume; however, we are unable to schedule an interview without a completed online application for employment. This position requires a specific level of formal education and a specific license or certificate. Documentation of the education and license/certificate must be provided to the Home before orientation begins.)
This position is located in Norfolk, Virginia. The Direct Support Professional 2 provides services to children & young adults with physical and intellectual disabilities which are focused on helping each individual to live a happy, healthy, and fulfilling life. The DSP2 follows a person-centered model of care to assist individuals to participate fully and meaningfully in their daily routines at the Home and in the community. This includes ensuring that active, individualized treatment is a continuous, ongoing, and integrated effort focused on helping the individual develop the skills needed so that they can live the kind of life that they desire. The DSP2 functions as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team supporting all services and activities identified in each Individual Support Plan (ISP). This position requires excellent communication skills, kindness and compassion, and an understanding of the kinds of supports required by children and young adults with special needs.
Daily Supports - Assists individuals with all of their daily needs, including but not limited to:
Physical and Other Requirements